Thousands gathered to rally for Abortion Justice in New York against the Texas Heartbeat Act’s ban on abortion.
Can you be fired for your free speech and or/for storming the capitol? Almost certainly yes, unfortunately. If you work for a private company you can be fired by your employer at anytime for any reason or absolutely no reason at all.
The recognition that black women are not accounted for even in their deaths – even in the aftermath of unjust and illegal killings – is something the protest movements have adequately drawn our collective attention to.
Climate Strike NYC Demands Transformative Actions. Photos by Saswat Pattanayak for Women’s Rights in the Workplace Advocacy.
Amazon has announced raise in minimum wage for all its employees, beginning November. The $15 hourly wage has been arrived at after a prolonged phase of international workers strikes as well as demands domestically by minimum wage activists.
If you’re going to have your Rosa Parks moment, make it count. Make sure you document, document, document the complaint, and all follow up to the boss, to the HR department. Whatever happens, put it in writing. Hold their feet to the fire. Stand up for yourself. The Rosa Parks moment, Circa 2018 in the workplace.
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HerCampus Interview with Jack Tuckner – What to Do If You’re Being Sexually Harassed At Work? The origins of #MeToo and #DontQuit movements.
Yes, the short answer is you can be fired from your private sector job for your political opinions. There is no first amendment right, there is no free speech in your private sector workplace. That’s to prevent the government from interfering with your ability to express yourself.
You have a first amendment right to free speech – what happens when you exercise it at work – can you be fired? The law may surprise you – read to learn your rights.